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 Post subject: Any seat post ideas?
PostPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:15 pm 
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I'm still on the hunt for a new seat post. The problem is it needs a 25mm :?

I've seen some discussion about the campag aero post but this seems very difficult to find in this size. Any Suggestions Please...


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 6:00 pm 
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USE post - plenty available!


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 Post subject: USE post
PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 6:17 pm 
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hamster wrote:
USE post - plenty available!


Thanks, I've seen those but can't say I like the look for this bike. Hoping to get something that looks proper for a mid 80's racing bike.


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 Post subject: taking it too far...
PostPosted: Sun Sep 07, 2008 5:42 am 
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I got to thinking about it and decided to really give the bike a make over. The aluminum had (has) a lot of scratches so I'm going to polish it up and really clean the whole frame. I've already taken the big scratches out with 100 grit and now sanding with 220 perpendicular to the original, continuing until I get to 1500 grit. Some polishing compounds are on the way... this is going to take a while :roll: but should be worth it. Here is how she looks now...


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 07, 2008 9:51 am 
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Looks mint, you've got to get some bigger pics! By the way, are you close enough to go to this.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 07, 2008 2:57 pm 
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Agency_Scum wrote:
Looks mint, you've got to get some bigger pics! By the way, are you close enough to go to this.


That looks great! Unfortunately for me, I'm no where near. :cry:

I'll put some larger ones up when she is looking better!


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 Post subject: Re: USE post
PostPosted: Tue Sep 09, 2008 4:55 pm 
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numbers505 wrote:
hamster wrote:
USE post - plenty available!


Thanks, I've seen those but can't say I like the look for this bike. Hoping to get something that looks proper for a mid 80's racing bike.


Selcof Mod.50 maybe? About a third of the price of a USE, but is a plain circular profile so may not be what you're after if you want a more "Eighties" style pillar like the old Campag aero-profile ones.

David


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 Post subject: Bike buffed up now...
PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2008 7:01 am 
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So it has been a while. Wet sanded from 100 grit to 1500 grit, which took quite a long time. Got some buffing wheels and used jewelers compound to buff then a rouge to polish. Here is what that looked like:


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 Post subject: Here is another shot...
PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2008 7:04 am 
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...of work in progress


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 Post subject: Still going...
PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2008 7:08 am 
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I've actually got the decals, brakes, bars, etc on and will post some pics of that soon too!


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